The Lantern Project will screen for patients who may be suffering from Gaucher disease, Fabry disease, Pompe disease, MPS I, or ASMD, and offer confirmatory DNA testing.
The program marks a expansion of Rosetta Green's focus, which has primarily been on improving crop traits and algae for biofuel production.
Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.
A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.
An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.
In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.